Former Commissioner Vasco Smith dies - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Former Commissioner Vasco Smith dies

Vasco and Maxine Smith (Source: Diversity Memphis) Vasco and Maxine Smith (Source: Diversity Memphis)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) – Former Shelby County Commissioner Vasco Smith has died, Mayor A C Wharton announced Monday.

Smith, a member of the Commission for more than 20 years, was the husband of Maxine Smith.

Commissioners held a moment of silence for Smith at their Monday afternoon meeting.

The circumstances of Smith's death have not been released.

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